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Episode 119 | Interview with West Metro Division Chief Dan Pfannenstiel – Part 2


Dan PfannenstielIn this episode I sat down for an interview with West Metro Division Chief Dan Pfannenstiel to discuss a near-miss that occurred at a residential dwelling fire. This is part two of a two-part interview so if you have not yet, be sure to listen to episode 118 for the set-up to the lessons learned.

Length: 49 minutes
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On January 19, 2009 the West Metro Fire Department responded to a well-involved, wind-driven residential dwelling fire. This multiple alarm fire was their second for the evening. Previously, the same companies had worked a multiple alarm garden-style apartment building fire.

During this interview, Division Chief Dan Phannenstiel discusses what happened at both fires and the near-miss event that gave rise to him completing a lessons learned evaluation.

14194 West Evans Circle

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Intro music
Safety Dance (1982)
Men Without Hats
GMC – Virgin Records

Guest Information:

Division Chief Dan Pfannenstiel
West Metro Fire Rescue

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